We mourn the passing of Jan Watkins on July 18, 2013. She was a Charter Member of our club, a Benefactor, a Paul Harris Fellow and a Major Donor to the Rotary Foundation. She believed in
Service Above Self.
A Better World Through America
“That same year, the Rotary Club decided to raise money to vaccinate every child in the Philippines. Inspired by a successful campaign there, the organization decided that it would take on polio worldwide. Other organizations signed on, from government agencies to the World Health Organization, and in a remarkably short period of time, polio’s incidence had been reduced by 99 percent. The last 1 percent is tough, and expensive. For every dollar Rotarians contribute to polio eradication, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation contributes three more.”
Read more from the article here.
Celebrating 10 years of Rotary in Little River
Welcome to the new Rotary Club of Little River website! Rotary International is the world’s first service club organization, chartered over 100 years ago, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. The Rotary Club of Little River was chartered on September 24, 2002.
Club meetings are held each Wednesday at noon at the C. B. Berry Community Center located just off Hwy 17 in Little River. Visitors, guests and prospective members are welcome to attend any meeting. For more information, please email the club at LittleRiverRotary@gmail.com.
Also, please visit our Blog or our Facebook page for club announcements and information about upcoming events.
Questions? Comments? Updates? Send email to LittleRiverRotary@gmail.com